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Crystal Bridges’ tour program offers a range of options for individuals and groups of various types. Our School Tours are available for students in K-12 schools (public or private) from anywhere in the US. Guided Group Tours can be arranged for groups of 10 to 60 guests, and may include box lunches or a seated lunch in Eleven, the museum’s restaurant.

Audio Tours of the museum’s permanent collection galleries and select temporary exhibitions are available through the museum’s free app, which can be downloaded to your Apple or Android device; or you may check out a device with the app pre-loaded from Guest Services in the main lobby at no cost. In addition, a selection of themed, self-guided tour brochures is available in the main lobby.

Discover a tour that matches your interest in our online calendar.

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Drop-In Tours

Drop-in Tours are one-hour guided tours offered daily and led by a trained volunteer Tour Guide. Drop-in Tours are free with limited capacity. To reserve your spot, check in with the Guide in the main lobby 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. Several different themed tours are available to choose from, ranging from highlights of Crystal Bridges’ permanent collection to temporary exhibition tours, architectural tours, and trail experiences.

Sign Language interpretation for all programs and tours is offered upon request with advanced notice based on availability. Please contact us.

For general questions regarding tours, please email

Art Carts

Cart Guides offers touchable art materials, activities, and interesting information to share with guests of all ages about the art, sculpture, and architecture of Crystal Bridges.

Group Tours

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is pleased to offer opportunities for your group to tour our museum and its wonderful trails and grounds.

School Tours

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art offers a variety of in-person and virtual tours to engage your students and connect to classroom practice; select the tour that works best for your classroom needs.

Indoor and Outdoor Mobile Apps

The Indoor app offers audio tours that guide you through the galleries. Multiple tours are available. They cover the permanent collection, installations, conservation, architecture, and temporary exhibitions. High-resolution images, full label copy, and audio or video clips accentuate your experience.

Get it on Google play   Apple: Available on the App Store

Smartphone with Crystal Bridges outdoor imagery

The Outdoor app for Apple and Android devices offers interactive trail maps, art and plant guides, and audio-tour information about the many fascinating features of Crystal Bridges’ grounds. Select your favorite features to create a personalized tour, and upload and share photos of your discoveries on the Crystal Bridges trails.

Get it on Google play   Apple: Available on the App Store

Smartphone with Crystal Bridges outdoor imagery